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  1. Multiple y Axis

    Currently ProcessBook and coresight trend only provide one Y axis.
    We would to have 2 Y axis to plot different parameter for an asset. Example: Flow parameters can be plotted on Y axis on the left and temperature can be plotted on Y axis on the right"

    Each trend in trend group must have one horizontal (X axis) and two vertical axis (Left Y and right Y). Users should be able to assign a tag plot to either of the Y axis in trend

    172 votes

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  2. Changing Units of Measure (UOM)

    The ProcessBook feature of changing the units would be great in PI Vision. Example: instead of Watts, it would be better to see MW.

    168 votes

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  3. Edit multiple objects at once

    It would be nice to edit the colors, sizes, and how they are displayed in bulk all at one time. What I used to created in 1 minute in Coresight 2015 takes 10-15 minutes now.

    Jim Gavigan - LSI

    150 votes

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  4. Add Custom Graphics / Images to Graphic Library

    Have the ability to 'extend' the Graphic Library provided in PI Vision with additional graphic symbols / images / stencils.

    88 votes

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  5. Nesting collections

    It would be good if collections were essentially full-blown mini-displays, where you could group/ungroup objects and also include a collection inside another collection.

    82 votes

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  6. Trend Stacking

    Ability to stack the trend ranges one on top of another within a single trend.

    74 votes

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  7. Resize Groups / Multiple Symbol Selections

    In PI Vision, add ability to change size of multiple symbols at the same time.

    45 votes

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  8. Add multistate support for string values

    Configure multistate using string. i.e. Receiving Data / Not Receiving data

    44 votes

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  9. Smart Guides for Aligning Objects

    "Smart" guides would be really helpful for lining up symbols when editing or creating a display. For example, similar to what PowerPoint has when you move an object around on a slide. It tells you when you're aligned with another object on the display.

    41 votes

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  10. Option to align text on value symbols: left, right, center

    Allow choosing how to align text on value symbols to left, right, or center alignment.

    19 votes

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  11. Trend Control Limits/Lines

    Ability to create trend Control Limits. This would great Static lines of a specified color and value in the trend

    18 votes

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  12. An API to Build Displays Programmatically

    Would like an API to programmatically create PI Vision displays.

    16 votes

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  13. Hide "Create Display" Button Option for Explorer

    e.g. AD Groups which should have only access on displays not on creating. At the moment all users have the ability to create displays allthough displays cant be saved.

    15 votes

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  14. Access Vision Displays By Name Instead of ID

    When migrating displays from one environment to another using the Vision display utility there is no guarantee the ID will remain the same in the destination environment. Since Vision displays can only be linked to via ID, all links in both Vision and ProcessBook files would need to change. This significantly complicates the migration process and makes it very error-prone.

    14 votes

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  15. Display child element attributes of Collection assets

    I would like to be able to display the attribute values of child elements from repeated assets in a Collection. For example a Unit asset may have child elements (also assets) of Gas Turbine and Steam Turbine.

    In PI Vision 2020 you can repeat the Unit asset but any attribute values of a child element (e.g. Gas Turbine speed) are not displayed - their path is changed so that the attribute is associated with the repeated asset:

    Original attribute path: \server\afbase\unit1\gas_turbine|speed
    Collection attribute path: \server\afbase\unit1|speed

    This functionality is available for asset swapping - the 'use current asset as root' option.

    12 votes

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  16. Alert when not the owner (write access) of a display when entering "build mode"

    Often work has been done on a PI Vision display (with a known/published URL) only to realise you were not the owner when hitting the "save" button. A prompt when editing starts, or keeping the save button in the "inactive" state if not the display owner would help prevent this re-work.

    9 votes

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  17. PI Vision Page Authoring Tools Improvement

    I noticed quite a number of issues while attempting to author a new PI Vision Page. Here are a list of things that are lacking in PI Vision compared to PI ProcessBook and needs to be included into PI Vision as soon as possible:
    1. Unable to Copy and Paste the Format from one Graphic/ Object to other Graphics/ Objects
    2. Limited Color Options in Format Shape/ Text/ Background/ Display
    3. Unable to Resize Grouped Graphics/ Objects
    4. Unable to set up Layers
    5. Value Text does not reflect Multistate color settings, only the shades behind the Value Text reflect…

    9 votes

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  18. Set the size of the display

    A way to set the maximum size of a display, with the number of pixels or inches/centimeters, or even its size based on a common screen display would be really helpful.

    8 votes

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  19. 7 votes

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  20. Allow multistating based on conditions from multiple data items

    As a PI Vision user, I would like to add multistates to my display's symbols that depend on conditions of multiple data items. For example, when the pump status tag has a value of "Active" and the pump flowrate tag has a value less than 10, turn the value symbol red.

    7 votes

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